Department of Geospatial Science and Engineering

Department of Geospatial Science and Engineering

The department provides technical training for fostering qualified personnel in the field of Geo-Spatial Science and Geographical Information Systems. It also offers consultation services in GIS and tailor made courses in GIS as per the specification provided from the Industry.

Courses Offered:

FULL TIME

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Geospatial Engineering)
  • Bachelors of Technology (Survey Technology)
  • Bachelors of Technology (Geo-information Technology)
  • Diploma in Technology (Survey Technology)
  • Diploma in Technology (Geo-information Technology)

PART TIME

  • Bachelor of Philosophy (Survey Technology)
  • Bachelor of Philosophy (Geo-information Technology)
  • Bachelor of Technology (Survey Technology)
  • Bachelors of Technology (Geo-information Technology)
  • Certificate in Land Surveying and Cartography Geographical Information Systems (GIS)

Career Prospects:
At present there is acute shortage of skilled human resources in this industry. In the near future, there would be tremendous scope for employment in this field with accelerated growth and development prospects. Students after graduating in geo informatics can find opportunities the field of remote sensing and geo informatics which has found its application use in the land use, agriculture, forest, environment, geology, water resources and disaster management One can even venture into the field of development of in-car navigation systems, automatic vehicle location systems, transportation planning and engineering, environmental modeling and analysis, urban planning, telecommunications, agriculture and public health. Popular organizations dealing with GIS data include the NGO’s dealing with statistics of any nature, Public sectors dealing with various types of recourses; e.g. Ministry of Lands, Ministry of Planning, Ministry of Water, Ministry Health, Ministry of Natural Recourses, KPLC, KenGen, Banks, etc.